After a disappointing home loss to Creighton on Wednesday night, No. 20 Northwestern bounced back Saturday for an 82-74 win over LaSalle, advancing to Sunday's Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off championship.
Drew Eubanks had 26 points and 11 rebounds as Oregon State held on to defeat Long Beach State 89-81 on Saturday night.
Josh Hall and Kendall Stephens combined to hit 12 of Nevada's program-record 17 3-pointers and Jordan Caroline had a double-double to help the Wolfpack beat Pacific 89-74 on Saturday night.
Donovan Fields scored 23 points, sank the go-ahead bucket and got a key defensive rebound to lead Cal Poly to a 63-59 win over Santa Clara on Saturday night.
Olin Carter III scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half and San Diego rolled to a 71-62 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday night.
Victor Sanders had a key pair of 3s late in the second half and finished with 22 points to help Idaho beat Sam Houston State 63-54 on Saturday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|14||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||1-1||14||99||189||--|
|15||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||1-1||15||125||192||--|
|22||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||2-0||22||333||113||--|
|25||Seton HallHALL||Big East||3-0||25||233||27||--|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).